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was nowhere to be found but a few hours later they came upon a man in the trees. this is a wooded area. a man had minor injuries and he was transported to stanford hospital and they will ahead there when they february the investigation. they will question him to figure out if he was the driver. when they transported him it did not seem he was under the influence of alcohol so they do not think alcohol was a factor but there is more to be learned. again, one person is dead and they say he is in his late 30's from san francisco and they are not releasing his name and still trying to determine would the driver was in this fatal crash. >> right now we will get more details on what is happening on 280 at the scene. >> on our maps you can see most of it is green and we do not see delays or traffic backups.
two right lanes should re-open so that will be one lane remaining blocked at this time but northbound 280 at alpine road a sig-alert because of a fatal crash involving a party bus. in the east bay we have a construction project westbound 80 between highway 4 and 580 and a timing property will last for another half hour and you will see delays in the area. 580 westbound from tracy to dublin is 24 minutes and from antioch to concord it is clear and 101 southbound from san rafael to san francisco is a short 16-minute ride so it is clear and light and no bart strike. with that good news we have a warmup in our forecast and summer is making an appearance. >> seems like the first time in august the summer warmth is coming back. you can see live doppler 7 hd showing it is dry and clouds are just rolling into our neighborhoods and drizzle is possible at the coast this morning but as we head in the
afternoon it will be sunny inland from 76 at petaluma to 87 in livermore and around the bay we go from 67 in south san francisco to 75 degrees in fremont and around the coast we will be around 60 to 64 in san francisco so closer to average and i will show you how much longer in a minute but, first, more news from kristen. >> commuters get a relief, no bart strike for 60 days. a judge takes action. talks break off again despite bart's new contract offer. abc7 news reporter amy hollyfield is here with the latest. >> this is good news. for now. the new extension lats through midnight october 10 and it was ordered by a judge in the ruling yesterday morning and the judge said a strike will disrupt public transportation services and endanger the public's health, safety, or welfare after
a rare sunday hearing. the governor brown requested the cooling off period. riders hope something will change during the next two months. >> the strike is not happening and they cannot teach pushing this off. >> the trains will run during the cooling off period, and the two sides will continue to negotiate but they are still very far apart. bart management said they are offering a 10 percent raise and calls it more than fair. unions want a 25 percent raise and want their safety conditions addressed. the two sides do appear to literally be cooling off, they do not is a date set to run to the table. they say it may not happen for a couple of days. >> attorney general holder is expected to talk about major policy reforms over federal sentencing when he addresses a
convention of the american bar association in san francisco this morning. holder will talk about the justice department's plans to change how it prosecutes nonviolent drug offenders which could include no more mandatory prison time and will address the nation's lawyers at 10:00 this morning. >> secretary of state, hillary clinton will be in attendance at the event and will speak at 3:00 this afternoon after receiving the highest honor from the association and is recognized for service and contribution to the american legal system. >> state folks are urging californians not to opt out of receiving amber alert messages for the first time an alert was sent to the cell phones of millions in california after san diego teen hannah anderson was kidnapped by a family friend. the wireless emergency alert program started at the beginning of the year and is operated by the fema and lawmakers will launch an education campaign on the response of getting such
text alerts. >> the kidnapped teen is reunited with her father a week after her kidnapper killed her brother and mother inside a house near san diego. she is safe because of four horseback riders in idaho who spotted the teen and james dimaggio. they had a feeling something wasn't right. >> she had a scared look on her face and when i turned and talked to him a little bit, i had a gut feeling. >> the news flashed on and the amber alert was on the television and i told my wife, that is that girl we seen on the mountain. >> the men called police and dimaggio was shot can killed by an f.b.i. agent. we learned this morning in a similarity dimaggio's father was arrested in 1989 for holding a 16-year-old girl at gunpoint. the father committed suicide several years ago. >> three teens are recovering this morning after a deadly car crash that killed two others in san jose over the weekend.
the crash sheared off a tree in the center divide saturday night and five teens were in the car when it hit the tree. the 19-year-old died at the scene and a 16-year-old died at the hospital and three other teens are in critical continue. >> the flight from south korea to sfo has a new number for asiana retiring flight number 214. the new flight number is 212. airlines often retire flight numbers after a disaster as a way of easing passenger worries. >> they plan to give $10,000 to every survivor on the flight that crashes at sfo last month, three people died and 300 others survived the crash on july 6. the money will cover medical expenses and other unexpected costs for the survivors of asiana flight 214. the passengers can still sue the korean carrier after taking the money. >> the am meat health system is ready to lay off five dozen workers with pink slips arriving
at the hospital including the payment hotel and wellness clinics in hayward and east oak. the health officials are not giving reason why the 57 workers have to go but the network is bracing for major organizational changes including adding another two hospitals to the system. >> southern california fire officials say the silver fire is 90 percent contained after burning 20,000 acres of pressure if riverside county since breaking out. six firefighters and a motorcyclist who was overtaken by flames was injured. more than four dozen structures have been burned despite 2,000 fire personnel on the scene. >> crews believe they will have this fire fully contained by tomorrow in the national forest that is currently 75 percent contained, the fire has only burned 163 acres but firefighters have faced tough conditions because the fire is burning along steep wooded
hillsides. >> we will check in with our meteorologist mike nicco and you have not said "high fire danger" in a while. >> good point we have not had the extreme heat or wins we need but it is still dry. so there is still a threat. now the temperatures from san mateo at 57 and woodside and foster city, 56, and redwood city and menlo park are 59 and palo alto is 60. novato and napa at 54, and the cool spot is san ramon at 52 degrees and the neighbor to the south, livermore is 57, to the north is concord, and 57 in hayward and oakland is 59 along with fremont and san jose and mountain view at 60 and antioch and leg at 58. remember this time last week on a friday it was wet because of the drizzle? now, mostly drive the next 12
hours and mid-to-upper 50's. faster sunshine than yesterday by half an hour. warmer at 4:00, and 60 at coast to 85 and by 7:00, we are all quietly cooling and 56 at the coast and a nice day for a monday. now, the traffic. leyla gulen? >> we have an update sig-alert has canceled and this is in portola valley a fatality involving a party bus that went off the road, with three lanes blocked and all lanes have re-opened. northbound to 80 at alpine road we are seeing a little bit of slow down as you make it in the northbound direction but the sig-alert has canceled with this accident involving a motorcycle and a dee eastbound 80 connection to eastbound highway four one lane is blocked, and possible injuries involved and the eastbound 80 as you approach hercules is slowing down and it looks like bart, no strike, and it is running on time, and muni and ace train running on time
and a look at what is happening in san jose along 280 at 17, we do not see any headlights making it in the northbound direction but one person making it in the southbound direction. >> the time now is 4:4. more than just gatecrashers the trouble this week. >> power outages are costing the united states big money and what the president wants did do. >> n.s.a. whistleblower edward snowden's father thinks his son is a hero and why he says he will not get a fair trial in the united states. but, first, the america's money report. >> good morning. topping america's money, all eyes are on wall street as nervous investors return after the market posted the worst week since june. it dropped 1.5 percent. a study shows 40 percent of people in their early to late 20's prefer stronger beer with sales down for lite beer in the united states but manufactureers
blame bad spring weather and the sluggish economy. the smart ones in the family get more of their parents' attention and were more likely to enroll high performing kids in extra activities. science fiction and fantasy beat out romance and an nation this weekend at the box office, and "elysium" beat out "we're the millers" and the disney spinoff
>> covering daly city, dublin, los gatos and all the bay area, this is abc7 news. a report from the white house is calling for increased spending to improve the nation's electric power system. the report by the obama administration says the cost of weather-related power outages is rising after the electric grid
is older costing $33 billion a year and is expected to continue to rise. spending to make the bridge stronger and more flexible will save the economy billions. >> the music festival is over after three days of music kicked off by paul mccartney. some found a creative way to get in. now a report from golden gate park. >> nothing worse than being outside the music festival. this has become a way to see a show, all day, police and security guards tried to cap people going over, around, and through fences, one at a time and in large groups. >> they slide right under the fence. it is amazing. just not a job, it is an adventure the. >> she chased off some who were interested in testing the barrier and others were successful the. >> on the other side, when they break in, this is the police
compound. when they get to the top, the police officers are looking like, really? >> the end was a performance by the red hot chili peppers with early shows with hall and oates and willie nelson. some thought they had tickets but they were burned with counterfeit tickets. this man is $220 lighter. >> it was an intense moment to be at the door and not be getting in. >> another woman lost $250 on a counterfeit ticket from craigslist. [ inaudible ] $250, the first day, no refund. the guy that sold them to us and multiple people. >> but police say it was a generally tame event, in san francisco, for abc7 news.
>> a great weekend for music but a great weekend for racing dragon boats on the lake in oregon with 20 teams taking part from portland, san diego, and los angeles. the festival is the regional championship to determine would will remit the regional united states team at next year's international dragon boat federation championship in italy. the director says there is talk of making drag going boat racing an olympic sport. >> it is a good work out. >> i would last 50 yards. >> you are talking about rowing, i did the drumming. >> the drumming, that figures. >> now, now, it looks like fun.
live doppler 7 hd shows the cloud cover that is out there this morning rolling across the neighborhoods but not so juicy, no reports of drizzle yet but there is the possibility at the coast. speaking of oakland here is a picture of downtown oakland and we will they our forecast highlights over it and bright and warmer this afternoon. temperatures are going to climb again today and late clouds will arrive tonight and you will be able to see the meteor shower and it will bring the possibility of drizzle at the coast and we have summer warmth for the better part of the week with a cooling trend but for seven days, summer is. back in the from the. you can see to the north, morgan hill and los gatos low-to-mid 80's and mid-to-upper 70's for the south bay with san jose at 78. up the peninsula, low-to-mid 70's and 76 at redwood city a warm spot and you are supposed to be at 83 degrees so not average. milbrae is 67 and along the coast, we will have 60 to 62 degrees and warmer on the bay
side, and 64 in downtown to 68 in south san francisco, and 64 in sausalito and a jump to 77 in san rafael and cool spot to the north, 76 in petaluma and everyone else in the upper 70's to low 80's and low-to-mid 80's -- 60's at the beach. 69 in berkeley and low-to-mid 70's for the rest of the east bay shore. we will have mid-80's to near 90, not quite air conditioning weather, but it could be uncomfortable today headed to the 4:00 and 5:00 hour inland. tonight, we are back in the mid-to-upper 50's with cloud cover again coming in late and mostly drizzle at the coast. here is the cool air retreating, finally, to the north and that will allow the area of high pressure to the four corners to back its way toward us bringing warmer weather through wednesday. now, tomorrow, a couple of degrees warmer, when, low 90's inland and mid-60's at the coast and the temporary cool trend
thursday and friday with mother summer warmth on saturday and sunday. leyla gulen? >> sig-alert in portola valley northbound 280 with all lanes re-opened with an early fatality. in hercules, this is where we have another accident involving a motorcycle and a deer eastbound 80 at highway 4 with you get to highway 4, that is where we have one lane blocked starting to see a slow down in the eastbound direction and westbound traffic is moving well but we did have a project, a striping project that will last until action this morning and our drive time traffic 680 southbound from walnut creek to dublin is thin minutes and highway 17 from highway one through the santa cruz mountains to los gatos, 28 minutes, a look at our bay bridge toll plaza the cash-paying lanes are loaded up but no bart strike today and that is the good news, don't
need quite the usually stat we thought we would have to. matt and kristen? >> the father of national security agency leaker edward snowden says he has secured a visa to visit his son. he told abc7 news that he plans to travel to russia with his attorney to talk to his son of how to fight espionage charges they have not spoken directly with the analyst since he fled the united states and received assume in russia and wants his son to return to the united states but thinks it is unlikely his son will get a fair trial after officials described the younger snowden as a traitor. >> 18 of the 19 american diplomatic posts closed during the recent threats re-opening this morning. embassies and consulates across the middle east and africa be fulliational -- fully operational tomorrow. but yemen is closed because of intercepted emergencies between al-qaeda operatives called an attack order. >> new details about the health
of mandela who is in critical condition. the president of south africa says his health is gradually improving. the 95-year-old former south african president andant apartheid leader has been hospitalized for two months. he is suffering from a recurring lung infection and relatives have spoken openly about returning to his home. soon. >> coming up, are we weeks away from a new iphone? >> the story behind this one-of-a-kind wheelchair and how friends got together to help a
security and a better camera and faster processor and available in different colors. >> we do not see the drizzle we have seen if a while and from the camera at the golden gate bridge it is looking all right. >> it is. notice the lack of cloud cover, that is a big difference in what has been going on compared to what we dealt with last week. we will talk about temperatures, we are going to talk about what is going on as far as temperatures compared to average. we are finally starting to get closer to our temperatures our summer like temperatures and well roll them on. two degrees cooler in livermore and three in oakland and napa and we are not quite exactly where we should be but we are closer than we are last week. so, we have seen the lack of cloud cover out there right now and we will talk about what will happen around the state. it is very quiet.
get ready for 90's through the central valley and yosemite and 79 in tahoe and 78 in los angeles. leyla gulen? >> we do not have any sig-alerts left we have one crash in the east bay that is the connection between eastbound 80 at highway 4 we have a motorcycle versus a deer blocking a lane but the usually sig-alert in portola valley is cleared and you can see all lanes are wide open and we have a buildup of traffic over the altamont pass out of tracy at 31 miles per hour, and heavy there and it start those ease up as we continue up to highway four and the drive from antioch is starting to slowly slow down for us as we make it to the later morning hours but with no bart strike, no need to get on the roads kite so soon. as we look at our drive time traffic from san francisco to sfo seven minutes gets you there and northbound 238 to the maze is 12 minutes and 101 from san jose airport from highway 85, 14
minutes. >> parents, if your child gets tummy aches watch for signs of anxiety and depression, a university study shows a helping between children who have abdominal philipine with no cause and high are rates of anxiety and depression when they age. those with belly pain have 51 percent risk of anxiety come beared to those with no stomach pains at 20 percent. it could help with new approaches. >> the unability to identify celebrities could be an indication of early on set those with symptoms only recognized famous faces 79 percent of the time compared to 97 percent in those with no symptoms. >> what is the key to good mental health?
your grandparents. researchers studied the relationships of 300 grandparents over 20 years and those with a strong relationship showed less depression among the young and old family members and grandparents got an extra mental boost by not only getting help from grandchild but by being able to give help to the younger generation. >> group of army vets pitched in to help one of their own get around in southern california. the efforts paid off with no wheels or treads for iraq war certain who has been paralyzed since being wounded during an attack. he lost the use of his left hand. his new action track chair helps him get around obstacles. >> it changed my life big time and i can get to places i have not been in years or decades. he has planned the first outing in the new chair and that will be a trip to the beach.